Charlyne Marie Langley

Sunday, April 12, 2015 5:10 pm

Charlyne Marie Langley, 69 of Esko, Minn., formerly of Decorah, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015, in her home with her loving family by her side. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday, April 13, in the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, 2502 Big Lake Road, Cloquet, Minn. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Burial is in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the church social hall. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see

Charlyne was born Aug. 23, 1945, in Decorah, to Charles and Arlyne Seaton. She graduated from Decorah High School in 1963. In December of 1964 she was introduced to David Langley and the two have been inseparable ever since. They were united in marriage May 18, 1966, in Richfield, Minn. In 1974 they moved to Esko. Charlyne was a member of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church. While her children were in school she was an active participant in the Esko School Board and Music Boosters, and was instrumental in starting the EHS post-grad party. She did day care in her home from 1978 until 1988. She enjoyed being a part of the Esko Community Theater, reading, crocheting, music, ice skating and watching golf.  Charlyne was a happy, encouraging person. She was a loyal friend and friendships with her lasted a lifetime. 

Charlyne was preceded in death by her sons, George and Charles; and father, Charles Seaton.

She is survived by her husband, David; children, Brent (“Des”demonia) Langley of Roseville, Tevia (Rick) Schneider of Cotton and Megan Langley of Esko; mother, Arlyne Seaton of Spring Valley, Minn.; sister, Gladys (Gary) Peterson of Spring Valley; and four grandchildren: Raina and Isabella Schneider, Arlyne Haney and Samantha Langley.


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